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Research Guides

Intermediate Microeconomics

This guide helps Intermediate Microeconomics students identify and access the most appropriate research resources in order to find background information and academic research in support of the Research Proposal literature review assignment.

Finding Journal Articles

Databases by Subject: Economics

Databases by Subject: Business

Databases by Subject: Environmental Studies

Database features help you to save time!

  • Advanced search:  complex search terms = more specific results
    (try different combinations of terms & ask the Reference Desk for help!)
  • Limits: reduce your results to certain years or "scholarly articles"
  • : guides you to the article in another database or to Interlibrary Loan
  • Get organized: save, email, print--also, manage your citations


RePEc/IDEAS = Research Papers in Economics: Free database hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Contains links to working papers, journal articles, data, and chapters in books.


Class Activity: log in using your Hamline computer credentials

Evaluating Information Sources

Article to evaluate

Use the ACCORD handout to help you evaluate.